Just one day after a deluge gave Chicago the wettest day in its history — for as far back as such records have been kept since 1871 — a morning storm made this month the second-wettest July in the past 120 years in the city’s recorded history.
Emergency crews rescued a 70-year-old woman from a car when it became stuck in water in west suburban Aurora during this morning’s storm. Several others storm-related incidents were also reported and no one was injured.
Flooding in the Midwest this year has cost Amtrak in a big way.
Some Illinois municipalities will soon get their share of federal money to help them recover from the damage done by the storm system that produced Hurricane Ike.
Flood watches and warnings remain in effect across the Chicago area, a day after the region was hit with heavy rain that left basements and streets inundated.
The storms this morning have had many Chicago area residents dealing with serious flooding, particularly on the city’s South Side.
We finally have some relief from the sweltering heat this, but the downside is that the entire day will be awash in rain and thunderstorms, with a risk of flooding.
Anyone planning to play golf at the Tam O’Shanter golf course in Niles is going to have to make new plans.
Munster, Ind. is trying to avoid a repeat of the flood of 2008, when the river rose over its bank, sending water straight into homes. CBS 2′s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.
More showers and thunderstorms soaked Chicago on Thursday, prompting more flood advisories and warnings.
Flood warnings are up in Lake County but the county’s emergency management agency says it’s not cause for concern for those along the Fox and Des Plaines rivers at this point.
Living along a river – any river – means keeping your eye to the sky, and rain in the spring means the potential for your street to turn into a river. They know that all too well in River Grove.
Sure enough, another inch of rain fell on the already-wet Chicago area Monday night and Tuesday morning, and widespread flooding has been reported.
Lincolnshire is among the communities on flood alert this week amid continuing rains. CBS 2′s Vince Gerasole paid a visit.
April showers are generating frayed nerves in Elgin, which is on alert for potential flooding. CBS 2′s Kristyn Hartman paid a visit.
Downstate Illinois cities and towns along the Mississippi River are bracing for moderate to major flooding this season, but officials have learned lessons from the disaster in 2008.
The beautiful weather last week and earlier this weekend is but a memory now, as blasting winds and bone-chilling rain settle on the area.
Government forecasters say spring flooding is already beginning and the worst is yet to come. There’s a 95% chance of severe flooding up in Saint Paul, Minn.
One of the Chicago area’s most opulent mansions is now uninhabitable.
A trucker ran over a fire hydrant in the Bridgeport neighborhood on Tuesday, leading to several water main breaks, with water flowing into several streets and flooding some nearby basements.